For the sixth year in a row, the Mathews High School varsity volleyball team earned both the Tidewater District regular season and tournament championship crowns.
The Lady Devils ended the regular season last Thursday with a four-set win over district foe Middlesex. On Monday, the MHS girls hosted the Tidewater District tournament, beating King William in the first round and besting Middlesex once again for the title.
In last Thursday’s regular season finale, Mathews won the first two sets against Middlesex by scores of 25-18 and 25-19. In the third set, the Chargers got on several scoring runs to win, 25-22. Mathews came back in the fourth set to end the match, 25-14.
The Devils played good defense, but at times the team’s serve reception and attacking was not at its best. Rachel Close had a good night with strong serve receive passing for the Devils; she also had 14 digs. Mackenzie Moughon led the team in aces with six, followed by Teeny Robbins with four, and ...
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